Historical Research and Instruction
Higher Education Institutional Management
International Programs Development/Management
Leadership Skills Development
Postdoctoral Studies in Educational Administration, University of Oregon
Ph.D., Educational Administration, University of North Carolina
Advanced Certificate in Professional Education (Educational Administration)
M.S., History, Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Science Education, Univ. of North Carolina
A.B., Botany, Univ. of North Carolina
A.A., Liberal Arts, Louisburg College, N.C.
Dr. Patrick Carlton is an educational administration and international
programs specialist whose areas of expertise include higher education
and public school infrastructure development and administrative applications
implementation; historical research and training; communications skills
training; leadership skills development; policy development; employee
assessment; institutional design and organizational development. He
has worked for the past thirty years as both employee and consultant
with state and federal governments, colleges, universities and public
schools, primarily in the United States, in a variety of institution
building projects. He has conducted numerous leadership, management
and personnel symposia and workshops, assisting professionals employed
in educational leadership positions in government, public schools, and
1999- present--Associate Professor of Educational Administration--
Teach, advise doctoral students and conduct research in the principalship;
historical developments in educational administration; personnel administration;
and leadership applications in the public schools.
1996-1999 --Director for International Education, University
Office of International Programs, Virginia Tech.
Under the general supervision of the Director for International Programs
and acting in her name, served as Secretary to the University Council
on International Programs and the University Task Force on International
Education. Assisted staff members in the development of plans for new
programmatic initiatives in the international arena. Initiate and implement
conferences, plus providing oversight for publication of Global Network,
the periodic publication of UOIP. Oversaw UOIP Internet home page. Supervised
recognition ceremonies for international scholars and teachers. Served
as campus Fulbright Advisor for faculty member applicants and managed
incoming Fulbright Scholar's program. Served as liaison with Alumni
Association in building stronger international alumni relations. Coordinated
with other campus entities concerned with international education, including
the Cranwell International Student Center, the Office of International
Research and Development, the Graduate School, and the offices of the
Provost and President.
1974-1996--Associate Professor of Educational Administration
at Virginia Tech. (Tenured).
Taught, advised doctoral students and did research in personnel administration,
organizational behavior, school-community relations, leadership and
the public school principalship.
1971-1973--Director, Office of Sponsored Programs and
Research and Director, Extended Education, at the University of the
Pacific, in Stockton, California.
Served as principal assistant to Academic Vice President for grants
stimulation and management, and was responsible for all off-campus course
offerings and non-credit programs. In addition, initiated the newly
formed University College (evening college) structure and the University
Without Walls program. Taught, consulted and did research.
1969-71--Director, Office of Educational Research Services,
New York University's School of Education.
Served as principal grant and research projects administrator, taught,
did research and consulted with local, state and national educational
1967-69--Educational Program Specialist (Administration)
U.S. Office of Education, Bureau of Education Professions Development.
Served as assistant to Division Director, Division of College Programs
and as Chief of the School Administrator Training Program.
HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS
Recipient of Outstanding Teaching Award, Virginia Tech
Recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award, Louisburg College
Member, Hall of Fame, Senior Army Reserve Commanders Association
Recipient of President's Award, Senior Army Reserve Commanders Association
Recipient of Fulbright Teaching Award, Eskisehir, Turkey
Association of International Educational Administrators (AIEA)
National Association of State Univs. And Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC)
Virginia Council on International Education (VACIE)
National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA)
Phi Beta Delta, International Honor Society
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
American Association of School Administrators
Phi Delta Kappa, Educational Honor Society
Oral History Association of the U.S.
Phi Theta Kappa, Scholastic Honor Society
Reserve Officers Association of the U.S.
Senior Army Reserve Commanders Association
Carlton, P.W. (1998) Principals and the practice of leadership:
what does experience teach? AASA Professor. 21(3/4), 27-34.
Carlton, P.W. (1997) Meeting the global challenge: transforming education
at Virginia Tech. International Education Forum. 17(2), 151-157.
Carlton, P.W. (1995.) Interest-based collective bargaining at Youngstown
State University: a fresh organizational approach. Journal of Collective
Negotiations in the Public Sector. 23(4), 333-343.
Carlton, P.W. (1994.) Interest-based collective bargaining at Youngstown
State University: an oral history. Youngstown, Ohio: Youngstown Historical
Center of Industry and Labor.
Carlton, P.W. (Summer, 1994.) Civil affairs operations in Kuwait: a
case of disparate command priorities. Army History. No. 31, 14-22.
Carlton, P.W. (Winter, 1994). Leadership styles of veteran public school
principals. Playback. 2-3.
Carlton, P.W. (Spring, 1993). Joshua Chamberlain: A role model for today's
administrators. The AASA Professor. 15(4), 1-4.